Freeway Service Patrol Driver Dead after Woodside Accident
WOODSIDE, CA (June 24, 2020) — A Freeway Service Patrol driver was killed in a car crash on 280 Freeway southbound in Woodside on Tuesday, June 23.
According to the California Highway Patrol, they received a call about the accident around 3:40 p.m. on 280 Freeway north of Farm Hill Boulevard.
The CHP Redwood City office confirmed that a member of the Freeway Service Patrol assisted a driver on 280 Freeway. Then a lumber truck struck the Freeway Service Patrol driver and his vehicle. The incident killed the driver.
The lumber truck driver remained at the scene of the crash. Authorities said they do not believe that the driver of the lumber truck was under the influence.
FSP drivers helped motorists during commute hours by giving away gas for those who run out. Services are paid for by the state of California.
CHP officers blocked the right lanes as they continued their investigation into the crash.
Officials advised motorists to expect delays and to use alternate routes to avoid the area. They reopened the lanes shortly after 9:15 p.m.
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